Wind Ensemble Audition

Auditions for the Wind Ensemble will be held on Tuesday, September 7 between 12:30pm and 6:30pm in MU-1034 (Instrumental Room).

Students should sign up for individual audition slots. Slots will be marked by instrument. The sing-up sheet will be posted at MU-1034 beginning on Friday, September 3.

Below you will find excerpts for Fall 2021 Wind Ensemble auditions.

Winds and brass, there are notes at the top of each of the two pieces that tell you what bars to prepare. Percussion, your excerpts are self-exaplanatory.

It is in your best interest to listen to complete recordings of the music to get a sense of tempo and character. Listen to the Wind Ensemble audition music here:

Stillness, by Tom Davoren
Suite No. 2 in F, by Gustav Holst

Check out this article for advice on preparing for an audition.

Questions? Contact Professor Bill Brennan.